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Seeing as the construction industry accounts for roughly 10% of all workplace injuries, it’s easy to see that it can be a dangerous, challenging career. However, construction is a vital part of our workforce and economy. The construction industry is currently home to over 733k…

Construction worker with his head in hands head injury, headache, possible traumatic brain injury from incident on a construction site, construction worker in a hard hat

When we picture a construction worker, we often imagine an orange-vested laborer in a bright yellow hardhat. The daily safety gear of workers in the construction industry is iconic, but do we ever truly consider the implications behind them? The fact is that construction work is not only…

First aid support accident at work of construction worker at site

The construction industry is not necessarily known for being the safest career. However, it’s considerably safer today than compared to just a few decades ago—all thanks to the implementation of strict, federally enforced regulations. Unfortunately, no amount of preparation and enforcement can…

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Cooney & Conway is delighted to report that six of our team have been recognized for the 2021 Emerging Lawyers Award! This award is given to top lawyers who are age 40 and younger or have practiced law for less than 10 years. To qualify, they must have been specifically…

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Our team at Cooney & Conway is eager to announce that twelve of our very own have been recognized for the 2021 Leading Lawyer Award! This award is only bestowed upon qualified top state lawyers who have been recognized by their peers for exemplary work. Less than 5…

Motorcycle lying on the road and car standing with open door after a collision

If you’ve been injured or were fortunate enough to only sustain damage to your motorcycle after an accident, understanding and taking the next steps can feel like a confusing or intimidating process. And if you find yourself needing a lawyer to assist you in presenting your case, the choices can…

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Summer is heating up, and if you’re trying to beat the heat by taking your boat out onto the lake, there are some safety practices that you should be aware of to help prevent accidents that could lead to injury or even death.


Main Causes of Fatal Boating Accidents, and…

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When summer arrives and the temperature starts to rise, boaters and water sports enthusiasts from all over congregate on Lake Michigan, and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s one of the most incredible of all the Great Lakes—but it’s also one of the more treacherous.

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There are more people out on the water than ever before.

With more boaters comes more opportunities for boats and other watercraft to collide with one another. In the event of a boating accident, how is liability most often determined? In this article, we are going to cover boating…